By the time I joined him, my personal setup was just a Minimoog, a Rhodes, a Farfisa VIP 345 with a Leslie speaker cabinet, and a Freeman string synthesizer. At that same time, he had all this gear he bought with money from his record deal, so I integrated what I had with what he had. I got rid of the Freeman and went to an ARP String Ensemble, and the old Oberheim Four-Voices and S.E.M. modules. I kept the Minimoog, and added a [Hohner] Clavinet and an ARP Pro-Soloist... a lot of stuff! It was a Rick Wakeman kind of setup. Then, as time went on, I pared things down, and every year kept updating as things changed.
For Sign O The Times and Lovesexy, Dr Fink dropped his analog synthesizers and replaced them with a Sequential Prophet VS for analog sounds. He also used a Fairlight CMI, which was later replaced with an Emu E-max containing Fairlight samples. For the Lovesexy tour, he used a Roland D-50 and a D-550 module. He also played Boni Boyer's Hammond B3.